busbar usbar, bus-bar us-bar . an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits.

Syn: busbar, bus. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bus bar — noun see bus I, 3 * * * bus bar, an electric conductor in the form of a metal bar or rod, used to carry large or heavy currents or to make a common connection between several circuits. In a generating station, a bus bar collects and distributes… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bus bar — noun Date: 1893 a conductor or an assembly of conductors for collecting electric currents and distributing them to outgoing feeders …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 'bus-bar —   n. Electricity, main conductor on printed circuit board …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bus — or busbar [bus] n. pl. buses or busses [< (OMNI)BUS] 1. a large, long motor vehicle designed to carry many passengers, usually along a regular route; omnibus 2. Slang an automobile 3. Elec. a heavy copper bar, strap, or other similar conductor …   English World dictionary

  • bar — bar·a·boo; bar·ag·no·sis; bar·a·min; bar; bar·a·thea; bar·a·thrum; bar·ba; bar·ba·coa; bar·ba·dos; bar·ba·ra s; bar·ba·rea; bar·bar·i·an·ism; bar·bar·i·an·ism; bar·bar·ic; bar·bar·ic; bar·bar·i·cal·ly; bar·bar·i·cal·ly; bar·bar·i·ous;… …   English syllables

  • Bus — Omnibus; Autobus (österr.) * * * Bus [bʊs], der; ses, se: Omnibus: ein doppelstöckiger Bus; der Bus fällt aus, verkehrt nicht mehr; den Bus nehmen, verpassen; in den Bus steigen; mit dem Bus fahren. Syn.: ↑ Autobus. Zus.: Kleinbus, Reisebus,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • bus — bus1 /bus/, n., pl. buses, busses, v., bused or bussed, busing or bussing. n. 1. a large motor vehicle, having a long body, equipped with seats or benches for passengers, usually operating as part of a scheduled service; omnibus. 2. a similar… …   Universalium

  • Bus (Datenverarbeitung) — Älteres PC Mainboard mit typischen Bus Steckplätzen für RAM Riegel sowie PCI und ISA Steckkarten Ein Bus ist ein System zur Datenübertragung zwischen mehreren Teilnehmern über einen gemeinsamen Übertragungsweg, bei dem die Teilnehmer nicht an der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • bus — al·bus; am·bus·ca·do; ar·bus·cle; ar·bus·cu·lar; ar·bus·cule; ar·bus·tum; au·to·bus; bar·bus; bom·bus; bul·bus; bus·boy; bus·by; bus; bus·kin; bus·kined; bus·man; bus·sock; bus·su; bus·tard; bus·tee; bus·tic; bus·tled; bus·tler; bus·to;… …   English syllables

  • bus — I. noun (plural buses; also busses) Usage: often attributive Etymology: short for omnibus Date: circa 1909 1. a. a large motor vehicle designed to carry passengers usually along a fixed route according to a schedule b. automobile 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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